Kelli Walters Wilhelmina Philadelphia, began her modeling career in Miami in 1987. Kelli Walters prior to Wilhelmina appeared on the runways of Miami walking for designers like Versace, Guess, Gucci, Prada, and many local swimwear companies, and upscale department stores inlcuding Saks Fifth Ave, Neiman Marcus, and Bloomingdales. While in Miami, Kelli Walters learned many skills from the best designers in the world of Fashion and Television. She learned what it takes to become a successful model and actor. Miami’s ArtDeco style and exciting nightlife was the perfect fit for a young woman who was full of energy, optimism, style, and creativity.
Kelli Walters returned to Pennsylvania in 1989 to finish her education. At the Age of 25, she opened her own Model and Talent Agency, and in 2009 merged with Wilhelmina to open Wilhelmina Philadelphia. Over the past 20 years, She has helped 1000s of models and actors begin their careers and has placed 100s of models internationally. She loves to inspire young people to become the best they can be in whatever they choose to pursue in life. She tells her Talent that, “Anything is possible, if you just believe, work hard, respect others, stay positive, and love as much as you can!” Kelli Walters has been blessed with 3 children (Trevor, Rachel, and Tristan). They are the light of her life.